THIRTY Embryos Created for Every ONE Baby Born By IVF!

ChelseaIVF, Reproductive Technology1 Comment

What. did. I. tell you??: I would venture to guess that the number of lives lost, destroyed or ‘frozen in time’ probably outweighs the number of human beings actually living outside the petri dish or womb as a result of this technology. I did not want to be right about this, but, it seems that official figures have confirmed that … Read More

Happy Birthday, Grandma!!

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The pretty lady pictured here with me when I was about 4 or 5 years old turns EIGHTY today!! Life: the gift that keeps on giving. Thank God for giving Grandma such a long and healthy life. Allowing her to see the births of six healthy grandchildren (below). And thanks, Grandma! I’m sure, like me, my sisters and all my … Read More

TOB Tues: The Icon Of Marital Love

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On this feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Christopher West shares his thoughts upon discovering the Eastern church’s popular icon of the saints embracing with a marriage bed in the background (pictured right). They call it “The Immaculate Conception”: To be honest, I had never given any thought to the reality of Joachim and … Read More

NFP: Real Women’s Liberation

ChelseaContraception, Natural Family Planning, Women0 Comments

This is a fabulous post from April of My Feminine Mind: I absolutely love Natural Family Planning. There are a lot of things that I love about it. The thing that stands out the most to me, however–the big, neon-sign, in-your-face-amazing thing about NFP is the ideology behind it. It begins with the premise that women are good. Because our … Read More

On This Anniversary of Humanae Vitae…

ChelseaContraception, Sex0 Comments

…read it! Go on. I dare you. What have you got to lose? Really. As Papal encyclicals go, it’s probably one of the shortest and easiest to understand: The question of human procreation, like every other question which touches human life, involves more than the limited aspects specific to such disciplines as biology, psychology, demography or sociology. It is the … Read More

Music for Your Monday: Life is Short

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If my car accident and injury taught me anything, it’s that life is short – too short to let important things go unsaid. So, please, take Garth’s advice: Garth Brooks – If Tomorrow Never Comes by romans34 Related: For You Know Neither the Day Nor the Hour

More IVF Madness

ChelseaIVF, Reproductive Technology7 Comments

Jenny relates a story about a couple who “selectively reduced” the number of children that were successfully implanted. By “selectively reduced” I mean she had one of her three unborn children killed with an abortion at 20 weeks. As a result of the abortion one of the remaining two children died at 27 weeks. Then, after the now only child … Read More

What Have I Been Tellin’ Ya?

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Disabled people live very “normal”, happy, active lives – lives that include the joys of love, marriage, sex and babies…or they can when someone is willing to see the real person and not just the disability And we make very pretty brides, too! Check this gorgeous chick out: RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A year after she was paralyzed in poolside … Read More

TOB for Teens: Middle School Edition!

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I knew this was in the works, but I wasn’t aware it was completed yet until I just got an email from Ascension Press about a training program for this series coming to Kansas City this August! Here is a video preview: Looks great! According to the website, Theology of the Body for Teens: Middle School Edition answers questions such … Read More

Miracles in the Aftermath

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There’s still a lot of suffering and recovery going on down South after this spring’s devastating tornadoes. But they’re counting their blessings in Tuscaloosa! Beautiful: Related: WarTide!